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suggest deprecating alertdialog role in ARIA 1.1

From: Steve Faulkner <faulkner.steve@gmail.com>
Date: Thu, 6 Sep 2012 15:33:38 +0100
Message-ID: <CA+ri+VnmUd5gkY3VYAdDnKASyDT-x_62prr509qMS8S2165SLA@mail.gmail.com>
To: W3C WAI-XTECH <wai-xtech@w3.org>
Cc: Richard Schwerdtfeger <schwer@us.ibm.com>, Marco Zehe <marco.zehe@googlemail.com>, James Teh <jamie@nvaccess.org>
>From a discussion ensuing after I filed a bug against Firefox [1], it
appears that the alertdialog role is not differentiated from
role=dialog  by AT, and not interoperably implemented in a meaningful
sense. If this is the case I would suggest it be removed from ARIA as
it does not appear to be useful.

[1] https://bugzilla.mozilla.org/show_bug.cgi?id=788428
with regards

Steve Faulkner
Technical Director - TPG

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